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This blog pretends to offer micro activities to be used as ice breakers or as a way to start a lesson with some reading and listening comprehension activities. Based on real Tweets it's still in construction. In a few days everybody will find the answers in a Facebook page. ;-) JRubies



1) Among the club’s current stars, who was the youngest who entered in la Masia?

2) According to this video, in which English club would Messi play if he left FC Barcelona in 2015?

3) Going through the links of this tweet, complete the next statement :" Marquez had  to finish ..............  to become the first debut-season title-winner since American Kenny Roberts in 1978".

4) The Hubble space telescope sure has seen some strange things in deep space, but this most recent find is possibly one of the strangest. Introducing the six-tailed comet… or is it an asteroid? Or some kind of weird alien sprinkler system in the asteroid belt? ..... And the question is, Where is the asteroid belt located?




1) Question: Watch the video about  " The biggest volcano out there" and find which one is the largest volcano on Earth.

2) How many records has Sebastian Vettel broken with his fourth Formula 1World Championship?

3) What has Red Bull also won with the Vettel's World Championship?

4) Pol Espargaró has become Moto 2 World Champion in 2013, but how many races still remain on the Moto 2  2013 calendar?

5) How far is Real Madrid from Barça after "the Clasico"



1) Question: Who won the same race at Phillip Island last year?

2) Question: Big talent comes from stars of all statures, but who is the tallest?

3) Question: Why was Marc Marquez disqualified in Phillip Island?

4) Question: What has changed with the discovery of the Fossil skull of Georgia?

5) Question: Which is the author's favourite shop in London?




1)Question: Why winning Sebastian Vettel in Japan was not enough to secure the world championship?
2) Question: According to Rooney what will it happen if England plays against Poland like they did against Montenegro ?
3) Question: Where did Pedrosa win the last race before the last one in Malaysia?
4) Question: Who is the third pilot in the all-time points list?
5) Question: Will the organizers refund the money of the concert?



1) Question: Why does Kristian Thomas say: "I'm over the moon"
2) Question: What must the Candidates to President of Afghanistan do with their gunmen?
3) Question: according to the article, Who is leading the Premier League after this week matches?
4) Question: Who is the Red Bull Formula 1 Team Principal?
5) Question: What title has Antonio Fuoco won this weekend in Imola?



1) Question: What was the main tool that helped Jack with his discovery?
A) The help of 199 University Professors
B) The 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
C) The Internet

2) Question: How many laps was Lorenzo leading the race?

3) Question; According to the initial diagnosis, will Messi be able to play against Celtic in Glasgow this week?

4) Question: How many firearms deaths of children under 15 were identified in just 8 States of the USA last year?

5) Question: Which race will take place next to New York next year?



1) Question: Where does Rihanna find the inspiration?
By the way, Do you know in which city  was "Half o me" mostly filmed? Watch it!

2) Question: Who  gave a lift in Singapore and what was the penalty for the pilot who was given the lift?

Find out the solution here.

3) Question: Why is Angela Merkel so happy?

4) Question:According to the article, why  "Bale's dream day", turned into a nightmare.?

5) Question: Who has scored twice against Manchester United?



Choose one of the news below. Read it and answer the question.
1) Question: Who was at the Pole Position on the grid?
A) Lorenzo
B) Marquez
C) Pedrosa

2) Question: How many goals has Messi scored in the League ?
A) Three goals in four matches
B) It's not mentioned in this article.
C) Six goals in four matches.

3) Question: How do Riders for Health help to health workers in Africa?
A) Giving them exclusive paddock passes
B)  Providing them motorcycles and mechanical expertise.
C) Running and winning races for them.

4) Question: What is  the International Space Station for?
A) It's a gateway to other missions in the space.
B) It's a Laboratory.
C) It's a place to go back to the moon.

5) Question: When did Kimi win the World Championship with a Prancing Horse car?
A) Never with Ferrari
B) In 2007.
C) After Alonso joined Ferrari



 TALKING ABOUT THE PAST.- Read these news about sports from last weekend and choose one of them to talk about it to your classmates